Sharp shooting from Lachance in Youngstown Phantoms' win over Dubuque Fighting Saints

The host Youngstown Phantoms claimed two points against the visiting Dubuque Fighting Saints on Friday. The final score was 7-2.

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The host Youngstown Phantoms claimed two points against the visiting Dubuque Fighting Saints on Friday. The final score was 7-2.

The Phantoms took the lead early in the first period, with a goal from Shane Lachance.

The Phantoms' Kenta Isogai increased the lead to 2-0 in the first period, assisted by Chase Pietila and Braiden Clark.

The Phantoms increased the lead to 3-0 with a goal from Justin Varner late into the first, assisted by William Whitelaw and Nick Williams.

The second period ended with a 5-2 lead for the Phantoms.

The Phantoms increased the lead to 6-2 within the first minute when Shane Lachance found the back of the net again, assisted by William Whitelaw and Andrew Strathmann.

The Phantoms increased the lead to 7-2 early in the third period when Nick Williams scored, assisted by Tyler Catalano and Jack Willson. That left the final score at 7-2.

The Phantoms were whistled for nine penalties, while the Fighting Saints received 11 penalties.

Next up:

The teams now have the chance to fine-tune their tactics, as they play each other again in the next matchup on Saturday at 6:05 p.m. CST at Covelli Centre.